Franklin Delano Roosevelt Quotes
We cannot afford to accumulate a deficit in the books of human fortitude.
The moment a mere numerical superiority by either states or voters in this country proceeds to ignore the needs and desires of the minority, and for their own selfish purpose or advancement, hamper or oppress that minority, or debar them in any way from equal privileges and equal rights - that moment will mark the failure of our constitutional system.
I doubt if there is among us a more useful citizen than the one who holds the secret of banishing gloom, of making tears give way to laughter, of supplanting desolation and despair with hope and courage, for hope and courage always go with a light heart.
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Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
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